Category Archive for "Urns"

What can be done with the ashes after cremation?

They can be placed in a niche in a columbarium, buried, scattered, or kept by the family. Cremated remains are sterile and pose no health hazard. Their disposition is, for the most part, not controlled, provided the landowner grants permission.

What size of urn should I buy?

A general rule when determining the ideal size of urn is that every 1 pound of body weight, prior to cremation, equals about one cubic inch of capacity in the urn. For example, if your loved one weighed 200 lbs,

Can I carry the remains on an airplane?

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires all urns to be carried onboard or in checked luggage to pass testing for explosive devices. This has been in place since Sept 11th, 2011. Carry-on: All carry-on items must pass through the x-ray

Can cremated remains be shipped or delivered?

Yes, cremated remains can be shipped. We recommend using the United States Postal Service as they have experience in these type of shipping requests, and can provide a tracking system for you to monitor the shipment and delivery. For cremated

Can the urn be used to scattered the remains or ashes?

Yes, many people use the urn to store the ashes, and later scatter the ashes in their desired location. The majority of our urns are well suited to scatter the ashes if desired. And after ashes have been dispersed, the

What you should know before buying an urn

An urn is the protection used to maintain the integrity of the ashes or cremated remains of the loved one. When considering an urn, a few points to keep in mind: Where will the cremated remains be stored? Do you

What is an urn?

An urn is a vase used to hold the cremated remains of a loved one. Urns are commonly used to store the remaining ashes from the cremation process, and used not just for a family members who pass and are

Shipping a deceased loved one or funeral remains

Can I ship cremated remains or ashes? Yes.  When shipping within the United States we recommend using the United States Postal Service.  They are experienced in these matters and provide a tracking system and furnish receipts upon delivery. ALL foreign

How to buy an urn for cremation funerals

If you’ve decided on a cremation funeral, a funeral urn is a beautiful receptacle to preserve the deceased’s remains.  Urns come in several styles, colors and sizes. Urns can be buried or displayed in the home or a columbarium (a